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Sunday, February 28, 2016

5 Books that Should Be Made into Films/TV Shows

Now I know that when people make books into movies, they screw them up most of the time. But I thought that it would fun to tell you guys five books that I would like to see made into movies or TV shows. But, these are books that I would want to be made WELL into movies or TV shows.

1. The Selection Series by Kiera Cass

I feel like this would be interesting as TV show. Like a Bachelor type situation but with a royal twist and badass rebels. I know that this was optioned for a TV show but it was never actually put into action. You can see that actual script that was written (it did not coincide with the books at all though) online, but I will say that it is definitely not decent for children.

2. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell.

This seems like it would make an excellent movie. A chic flick no doubt, and it would bring in a lot of profit. It would be so emotional if done right.

3. Legend by Marie Lu

I also believe this would make a great movie and I also believe that this was optioned for a movie as well. If done well, this movie could be great. It has such an interesting concept. There has, I believe, been an interview on Mtv's website with Marie Lu talking about it. You can check that out HERE

4. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

This is such an interesting concept and the books have such a big fan base that it is a shoe-in to do well in. Again, I think that this would make a great TV show, with the competition and all. And once again this has been optioned for a TV series. Want to see the announcement done by S. J. Maas, Click Here

5. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

This would make a great movie. There is so much stuff in it that you find in so many movies out today that people love and there are a lot of people who like this book and I think that it would be really cool to see this book come to life!


Those were 5 books that I would like to see adapted into movies/TV shows. I know that I said a lot of these books were optioned for movies and TV shows, but please note that most likely all of them won't be carried out. Even when a movie is optioned to be a movie, let's say, it has to go through a lot of stuff before the film is actually made and it might be stopped. So please don't expect all of these books to become movies or TV shows even if they were optioned.



Thanks.

Delaney M.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Currently Reading

So I had this idea since I could not choose what I wanted to read next. This is what I did...

I wrapped the five books that I wanted to read soon in wrapping paper and then I had someone choose for me one of the packages and the one that I opened, I had to read.

These are the books that were up for grabs.

A Thousand Nights by EK Johnston
 Where did I get this? Click Here

Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard
  Where did I get this? Click Here

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

 Where did I get this? Click Here

Assassins Blade by Sarah J. Maas
 Where did I get this? Click Here


Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes
 Where did I get this? Click Here





The one that the other person chose when it was wrapped was .....


Passenger by Alexandra Bracken!!!!!!

 Where did I get this? Click Here




I am so exciting to be reading this book, I have heard so many great things about it and I hope I enjoy it!!


Thanks,

Delaney M.

Rook by Sharon Cameron Review *Mild Spoilers*

 Image found on Goodreads.com
Short Summary:
Sophia Bellamy's family's finances is going under after the death of her mother and her father's awful grief. In a desperate attempt to keep the family house, Sophia is set up to marry a wealthy man she has never met, Rene Hasard. Meanwhile, the Red Rook, a hidden vigilantly, is breaking people out of prison who are sent to death by the Razor, and leaving a single black and red rook feather. When the search for the Red Rook comes to the Bellamy House by Rene's cousin, LeBlanc, things take a bad turn.

Okay guys. Let's talk. I was so confused during this book. It wasn't that it was bad, in fact, I loved the idea of it. I just believe that Cameron really didn't execute it as well as it could've been. There were a couple of parts that I had wondered in the time of reading them why they were included, because they just seemed to be taking up space, but they in fact did have a meaning later in the story. 

Now. Characters. I really didn't really like Sophia, it seemed as if she was, I don't know under developed. Or Cameron was just trying too hard to have a main character that I could root for. I don't think I could root for her. The only characters I actually liked were Rene and Tom. Everyone else, especially Spear I did not like. The characters just didn't seem real, their emotions just kind of came up out of nowhere. That left you wondering even more than you had before. I did think that Sophia's other identity, the Red Rook was developed. She had more of an edge as the Red Rook, which made her more enjoyable. The Red Rook had this mysterious aspect about her which I liked. But the relationships, I did not like. Again they weren't realistic. I couldn't feel the impact of the relationships as much as I should have. If you were engaged to a man you barely knew and your brother was about to be executed, how would you honestly act? Probably not like how Sophia did.

The world however I liked. I was confused a little about some of the things about the world, but I did think that all of the aspects were really interesting. I had wondered throughout the entire story if the Commonwealth was just Great Britain. Then there was the Razor. Everybody knows it's a guillotine, but it isn't described enough to know for sure. 

I did like the pieces of French thrown into the mix, but if you are not familiar with the language, you may get lost in those small dialogue pieces. 

This book, however, did keep me reading. I enjoyed to sit down and read it, it worked out my brain. It was enjoyable, but an ehh book. The writing was fine, it was okay to read.

I rate this 3 out of 5 stars


Thanks,

Delaney M.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Here are Some Things that Only Book nerds Will Only Understand


1. Peoples Reactions When You Loan Books to Them
Where did I get this? Click Here
2. You Just Love That Smell of Freshly Printed Books
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3. Only Reason to be Rich
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4. You are Never Alone
  Where did I get this? Click Here
5. We Despise People who Think This
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6. When you Lose Books From the Library, Scared for Your Life
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7. We Wish That We Can Experience Those Feelings Again
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and finally

8. Trying to Find Non-painful Reading Positions and Being Unsuccessful
 Where did I get this? Click Here
Thanks you guys I hope that you enjoyed this. I really did. More will be up soon.

Currently Reading...

Hey guys!

I am currently reading...






Actually I am almost done with this book. I have about 100 pages left so I will get a review out as soon as I finish it. 


Thanks!

Delaney M.

Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins Review

 Photo found on Barnes and Noble website

This book was amazing. The only thing that I did not like about this book was the relationships between some of the characters. It made me angry what Harper did with her boyfriend. She just kind of threw him around and gave lame excuses. I wish that Hawkins would have handled that in a different sense but other than that, I liked the characters. 

With plot twist after plot twist it hit you like a bullet. You sat there in awe for a couple of seconds but then you just have to keep reading. The story was an action-packed masterpiece that I refused to put down. I thought that the fight scenes were well done. 

Surprisingly, I actually really like David. I hated Mary Beth, but then again, I think that you were actually supposed to. The characters had these great witty snarky comments that had me laughing throughout. I loved the southern feel of it too, it really gave me insight on what it would be like to be a teenage girl in the south and having to go through things like Cotillion since I don't know a lot about that subject. 

I thought that Hawkins handled such a different idea very well. I can't wait to be picking up the next in the series Miss Mayhem.

I rate this 4.5 out of 5 yellow roses 

Thanks,

Delaney M.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Reading Update

Guys I am almost done with rereading The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares, I have like 80 pages left. And I got a little father into Rebel Belle! Loving Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins so far. At first I didn't like the main character but it makes sense of why she is the way she is.

Book reviews coming soon. Just not for Sisterhood because I was just rereading that for pleasure.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Currently Reading . . .

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Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins
 <http://www.amazon.com/Rebel-Belle-Rachel-Hawkins/dp/0399256938

and

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
^https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sisterhood_of_the_Traveling_Pants_(novel)


I know, I know. I don't like to read two books at a time, but I just really wanted to read the Traveling Pants. I'm not sure why, I just needed something cute after Legacy of Kings. Speaking of Legacy of Kings, I will have the review up as soon as possible.


Thanks,
See ya,
Delaney M.